Worcester Polytechnic Institute

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Institution Profile

Name: Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Address: 100 Institute Road

City: Worcester

State: MA, 01609-2280

Website:

Phone: (508) 831-5000

Size: 5,000 - 9,999

Setting: City: Midsize

Sector: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above

Highest Offering: Doctor's degree


Costs and Fees At-a-Glance

  • Application Fee: $60
  • Graduate Application Fee: $70
  • Tuition: $42,778
  • Books & Supplies: $1,000
  • Room & Board: $13,082

Submission Requirements Checklist

  • Admissions Tests: Neither required nor recommended
  • Teacher Recommendations: Required
  • School GPA: Neither required nor recommended
  • Class Rank: Neither required nor recommended
  • Transcript: Required

Application Information

  • Application Deadline: n/a

  • Common Application: yes
  • Universal Application: no

Student Body

In 2013, for all enrolled students the ratio of men to women:



In 2013, for all enrolled students the racial breakdown was:

Athletics

Conference: NCAA Division III (with football)

Total Male Participants: 357

Total Female Participants: 210

Admissions

In 2013, the applicant pool for this institution was comprised of:

Applicant Pool Applications Acceptances Rate
Men 6,425 3,063 47%
Women 2,153 1,362 63%
Total 8,578 4,425 51%

Test Type Score Type 25% 75% Population
SAT Math
Writing
Critical Reading
ACT English
Math
Writing
Composite

Tuition

The table below contains estimates costs for full-time beginning undergraduate students.

Location 2010 - 11 2011 - 12 2012 - 13 2013 - 14
In District $38,700 $40,030 $41,380 $42,778
In State $38,700 $40,030 $41,380 $42,778
Out Of State $38,700 $40,030 $41,380 $42,778

Cost 2010 - 11 2011 - 12 2012 - 13 2013 - 14
Books $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 $1,000
Room & Board $11,540 $11,934 $12,650 $13,082

Enrollments

In 2013, the enrollment at this institution was comprised of:

Degree Type Part Time Full Time Total
Total 1,577 4,719 6,296
Graduate 1,402 760 2,162
Undergraduate 175 3,959 4,134

Financial Aid

Below is the average financial aid information for those who were entering postsecondary education for the first time in 2013.

Grant Num Students Pct Students Avg Amount Total
Federal Grant 136 14% $6,253 $850,363
State/Local Grant 72 8% $961 $69,204
Institution Grant 927 98% $17,752 $16,455,791
Loan Aid 573 60% $10,920 $6,257,267
Total Aid 931 98% $18,663 $17,375,358

To calculate how much attending this institution might cost you, you can visit the net price calculator on the insitution's website.

Financial aid is only available to those who qualify


Majors Offered

The listing below shows the most popular undergraduate majors offered based on how many graduates the program had.




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